STK-ID 40982

Dissolve from Mosque in Cairo to interior, priest descending stair, faithful bowing towards Mecca. Shots of man in desert bowing towards Mecca, camel seems to bow too, woman in apartment bowing, praying. Dissolve to exterior shot of other Mosque, man wearing fez walking in, opening doors, revealing holy scrolls, some of which are real antiques. Shot of scholars working on very old documents. Various shots of holy men in forest. Various interior shots of church in Middle East, of attendance, of priest wearing strange vestments at altar. Shot of plaque re Saint Sarguios Church, oldest church in Egypt, where Holy Family lived during their flight to Egypt.


Excerpt from
Four Religions
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486